• International
  • Munich – in an email

    Reflection in the facade of the train station

    My friend Ashlee is headed to Munich this summer and asked for some info. I was more than happy to email her with some info I thought she’d appreciate. Here’s what I  told her: We found a lot of the places we visited through SpottedByLocals. The quality of the posts varies a lot based on […]

  • About Travel
  • More Books


    So Jess wrote about books that make her want to travel, and it got me thinking about the books I read while I’m traveling. For reasons currently unexplored, I typically choose biographies. This could have something to do with my tendancy to read a lot of non-fiction, and to save the decently long books for […]

  • About Travel
  • Books

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    I read a lot of lovely, frustrating fiction that leaves me yearning for places I can never go. I’ll only visit Juraasic Park, Narnia, Yoknapatawpha county, and Hogwarts in my dreams. When I find a book that makes me want to visit a location and it’s possible, I want to jump in the car and […]

  • International
  • Nice Planning

    Nice, by Raoul Dufy

    So I started planning a trip to Italy, and I ended up booking a trip to France. This is the second time Italy has been passed over, so I feel like I need to start examining why I refuse to go to Italy. But that’s a different post. This is about the French Riviera.   […]